Koraput: The body of a primary school teacher was found hanging from the ceiling of the District Education Officer (DEO) official quarters in Koraput district today.
The deceased has been identified as Chitta Panda, a teacher in Chikamba primary school in Dashmantpur block. He was on deputation duty in the DEO’s office.
According to sources, the incident took this morning when the DEO had gone to an official visit to Boipariguda after handing over the key of his official quarters to Panda.
The matter came to light after Panda neither opened the door nor responded to anyone’s phone call. Following which his office staff informed the matter to the police. The cops then reached the spot, broke open the door of the house and found Panda hanging from the ceiling.
However, the actual reason behind the death of the teacher is yet to be ascertained. Police have registered a case and started an investigation into the matter, sources added.